Peep and Ducky

By David Martin; David Walker (Illustrator)
(Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763650391, 32pp.)

Publication Date: February 12, 2013

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Lucky, lucky, lucky Follow two adorable friends at play in a read-aloud for the very young that trips off the tongue.
Ready, set, go Whether you re playing pretend games (beep, beep) or flying off the slide (ka-thump), flopping into a puddle (splish, splash) or running around a tree ("Can t catch me "), an afternoon at the park is so much better when your best buddy is there. Peep and Ducky share giggles and tickles and bumps in this sweet excursion from David Martin and David Walker.

About the Author
David Martin is chief risk officer and senior vice president for Alliance Bernstein, which has more than $450 billion in assets under management. He has lectured at the graduate schools of business at MIT, Columbia University, and NYU; has been a featured speaker and expert panel member at numerous risk conferences for major investment companies, banks, and investment banks; and has written articles for "The Bankers Magazine", "Pension & Investments" journal, and the AEI-Brookings Joint Center website.

David A. Walker is a Professor of Educational Research, Technology, and Assessment at Northern Illinois University (NIU). He holds a bachelor's degree from St. Olaf College and masters and doctoral degrees from Iowa State University of Science and Technology (ISU). Prior to NIU, he served on the faculty at Florida Atlantic University and was a post-doctorate researcher at ISU's Research Institute for Studies in Education. Dr. Walker has an extensive research record with 74 refereed publications, 12 monographs and technical reports, 111 refereed conference presentations, 22 invited presentations, and 142 statistical computer program creations. A majority of these scholarly works pertain to the themes of statistical methodology and/or research methods in areas such as effect sizes, reliability measures, and the general linear model. He has been involved in numerous federal and state-based grants, with over 7 million funded, as an evaluator in projects affiliated with teacher education. Dr. Walker has taught courses in research methods, assessment, testing, measurement, and statistics and has expertise in quantitative methods of research.
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